How to customize your Samsung One UI 4.1 Lock Screen

Android 12-based One UI 4.1 was introduced with a wide range of customization options and features to make your Galaxy experience more intuitive. One such aspect is Lock Screen customizationExploring Samsung One UI 4.1 Lock Screen which lets you do much more than just unlock your phone.

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Samsung One UI 4.1 Lock Screen includes Always On Display, many wallpaper services, widgets, notifications, and others. You can customize everything according to your choices and preferences to make your phone’s lock screen more yours.

Let’s see how to customize the Samsung One UI 4.1 Lock Screen.

Customize Always On Display

Samsung’s default AOD style is, of course, great but it’s One UI 4.1 and you can customize everything here. The company offers dozens of AOD customization options to create the perfect experience for you.

How to customize:

  • Go to your phone’s Settings.
  • Scroll down to the Lock screen section.
  • Tap on the Always On Display option.
  • Here, you can show AOD as scheduled, enable show music information, and more.
  • The most useful add-on is the Clock style. Tap on it, and you can access a bunch of clock and calendar styles with different color effects.

Setting up Dynamic Lock Screen

Samsung One UI 4.1 comes with an improved Dynamic Lock Screen that has its own impact on customizations, so users can maximize it according to their preference. You can keep things fresh with different images every time you turn on the screen instead of the same wallpaper over and over again.

Here’s how:

  • Head over to the Settings of your phone.
  • Go to Lock Screen.
  • Click on Wallpaper services.
  • Tap Dynamic Lock Screen.
  • Finally, tap Apply.
  • If you are enabling the Dynamic Lock screen for the first time, you’ll automatically be taken to the settings where you can select an image pack.
  • You can return here by tapping the Settings icon.
  • Tap on an image pack to download it and the Dynamic Lock screen will be automatically applied as your wallpaper.

Add up to 15 videos or photos from Gallery

Bored with the wallpapers provided by Samsung or don’t have time to select from so many? You can choose and add up to 15 videos or photos in your Gallery to personalize and freshen up your Lock Screen wallpaper.

Here’s how:

  • Visit your phone’s Settings.
  • Tap on Wallpaper and then tap on Gallery.
  • Choose up to 15 photos or videos to add to your wallpaper then select Done.
  • Select Set on Lock screen.

Add contact information to Lock Screen

Samsung allows you to show information like your phone number or email address on the lock screen so that you can be contacted if you lose your phone. It is easy, and we will recommend adding at least an email ID to all.

To do this:

  • Open the Setting on your phone.
  • Scroll down to the Lock screen section.
  • Find the Contact information option, tap on it, and add text.

Add Lock Screen Widgets

Similar to iPhone’s lock screen widget, Samsung also provides users the ability to add widgets to the lock screen. You need to enable them from the Settings menu. To do this:

  • Navigate to the Setting of your phone.
  • Scroll down to the Lock screen section.
  • Select Widgets from the following screen.
  • You will see the default lock screen widgets to add to the lock screen. The current list might have included music, weather, today’s schedule, next alarm, digital wellbeing, and Bixby routine. You can also enable the widgets to show on Always On Display.
  • Tap on Reorder at the top, and you can reposition the widgets based on your preference.
  • You won’t find any lock screen widgets immediately. Double-tap the lock screen to view the widgets.

Choose how to display Notifications

You can turn on notifications to be displayed on your lock screen and can choose how to display them in two different ways:

  • Icons Only: It will display only Icons without any further details. For example, missed calls, messages, mail, etc.
  • Description: The description will also show the content of the notifications. For example, who called you or the content of the message. You can further customize the details displayed on the transparency and text color of the material.

To do this:

  • Open your phone’s Settings.
  • Enter Lock Screen.
  • Tap Notifications.
  • Choose whether you want Icons only or Detail.Customize Always On Display

Samsung’s default AOD style is, of course, great but it’s One UI 4.1 and you can customize everything here. The company offers dozens of AOD customization options to create the perfect experience for you.

How to customize:

  • Go to your phone’s Settings.
  • Scroll down to the Lock screen section.
  • Tap on the Always On Display option.
  • Here, you can show AOD as scheduled, enable show music information, and more.
  • The most useful add-on is the Clock style. Tap on it, and you can access a bunch of clock and calendar styles with different color effects.

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